Department of OBGYN seeking Vice Chair for Research

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine is seeking a highly qualified person at the Professor level to join our tenure track as Vice Chair for Research.  The successful candidate will be responsible for the oversight of all clinical, basic and translational research faculty within the department. This person will also serve on the Department’s Executive Committee. The successful candidate will be asked to increase the relevance of the department’s research by increasing the involvement of the faculty in the department’s clinical, basic and translational research program. He or she will develop and implement a plan to increase the department’s NIH funding base to a level that places it within the top tier of OB/GYN department’s nationally. The Vice Chair will mentor residents, fellows, and junior faculty members who wish to develop clinical, basic and translational research.   

Applicants must hold credentials at MD, PhD, MD/PhD or equivalent  and have a proven track record in federal grant support, including current active NIH funding with excellent communication,  leadership and interpersonal skills.  At least two RO1 grants or equivalent are desired.  Applicants must be committed to promoting a diverse environment including knowledge of the principles of affirmative action and equal opportunities.  Applicants must have a demonstrated knowledge of effective strategies for working with diverse faculty, staff and students and a commitment to diversity in the educational community.  

To apply for this position please visit The University of Iowa website at , requisition number 70538.  Please contact Kimberly K. Leslie, M.D., Professor, Chair and DEO, e-mail address: with questions. 

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Friday, February 10, 2017